Box Office: ‘Detective Pikachu’ Uncovers $58-M’

Box Office: ‘Detective Pikachu’ Uncovers $58-M’

$DIS, $LGF, $TWX

MGM’s ‘The Hustle’, pulled in $13.5-M, and eOne and STX’s ‘Poms’, disappointed with $5.1-M.

Avengers: Endgame has retained its #1 spotat the domestic box office for a 3rd week running.

Marvel’s Endgame earning $61.3-M in NA. The movie’s cumulative global box office is now $2.485-B, now 2nd to James Cameron’s all-time earner, Avatar.   

Legendary Entertainment and Warner Bros.’ Detective Pikachu debuted $58-M in NA in 4,202 theaters, and picked up $103-M at the international box office,

The 1st live-action Pokemon movie earned above-average reviews, with 63% fresh on review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, and the film fared better with audiences, garnering an A- CinemaScore.

MGM’s The Hustle, pulled in an impressive $13.6-M, taking the #3 spot in NA’s box office. It received poor reviews and a B- CinemaScore

The Diane Keaton-fronted comedy Poms did not fair as well at the Mother’s Day box office, earning $5.1-M in its opening weekend.

Tolkien, Fox Searchlight’s J.R.R. Tolkien biopic, starring Nicholas Hoult as the Lord of the Rings author. The movie came in 9th at the domestic box office.

Holdovers

Screen Gem’s The Intruder, which took the #4 spot domestically in its 2nd frame. A weekend total of $6.6-M, bring the thriller’s domestic take to $21-M.

Lionsgate comedy Long Shot took $6.125-M in ticket sales, for a to date haul $19.736-M

Have some fun, see a movie this week.

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